Museum's Distance Learning Program Wins Prestigious Award

CILC Pinnacle Award Recognizes Outstanding Interactive Learning

Fort Worth, TX - For the third year in a row, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History's Distance Learning Program is the recipient of the prestigious Pinnacle award for its work as a leader in live, interactive content. The award, which is presented by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), recognizes excellence in educational content and program delivery.

The Museum's Distance Learning Program connects students around the country with Museum curators, staff and special guests for lessons in science, history, social studies, mathematics and literacy.

"It is an honor to receive this award, yet again," said Van A. Romans, museum president. "It is a reflection of our dedication to providing extraordinary learning to all. Creating engaging learning opportunities is at the heart of our mission as an institution and something which guides us every day."

The Pinnacle Award is given annually by the CILC to organizations that receive outstanding scores on program evaluations submitted by educators. The award acknowledges remarkable quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery.

"Each year the honor roll of Pinnacle Award winners grows longer. This year we are recognizing 69 organizations for exemplary interactive programming. We at CILC are so proud of how our content provider partners consistently impact the lives of students and lifelong learners across the globe. Congratulations, all!" said Janet Zanetis, CILC Managing Director.

The Pinnacle Award was first awarded in 2008